Excerpt: While the taste of the distillate is present throughout the sip, and the label should probably carry an age statement, it shows exceptional promise and I can’t wait to taste this whiskey at a higher age.
Excerpt: Hot and tight, intense wood. There’s some interesting stuff around the edges, but the wood’s blocking it till some sweetness peeks through at the end. Water helps a little, but not enough. Over-barreled.
Excerpt: The palate echoes those accents, showing dried date, fig, plum skin, molasses and toffee, with a long, rounded cocoa powder and clove fade. It's not overtly maple-y, but it's intriguing and would stand up well mixed with rich, sweet vermouths.